Recently had an issue while conducting activity on storage. while replacing a new drive on SAN with the faulty one, one of the datastore status went to inactive state from normal on one of the ESXi host. The virtual machines running on this datastore were functioning fine and datastore was also accessible when files were … Continue reading Datastore marked inactive but still accessible from vCenter
What is vSphere HA VM monitoring ? HA VM monitoring will restart a VM if: That VMs VMware Tools heartbeats are not received in a set period of time (see below for details) and The VM isn’t generating any storage or network IO (for 120 seconds by default, though this can be changed using the following … Continue reading vSphere HA VM Monitoring
What's New The following features are new for this release: Network traffic compression: replicated data is now optionally compressed prior to being sent over the network, resulting in reduced replication times and less network bandwidth consumed. Linux guest OS quiescing: introducing Linux guest OS quiescing service to provide file-system level crash consistency to replicated Linux-based … Continue reading What’s new in vSphere Replication 6.x
Today, we announced the general availability of VMware Horizon 7. Horizon 7 reinvents desktop and application virtualization with a single platform, purpose-built for the mobile-cloud era. Drawing on the best of mobile and cloud, Horizon 7 radically transforms traditional VDI, giving you unprecedented simplicity, flexibility, speed and scale—all at lower costs. This is a significant … Continue reading Whats new in Horizon 7 – VMware
Horizon View 7 deployment for 30 Desktops
During the Backup job for Lotus Domino server, I received the following error "Failed to create snapshot (Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Service Provider 1.0) (mode:Hyper-V child Partition Snapshot). Provider does not support shadow copies of volume . -tr: Failed to add volume to snapshot set. -tr Failed to perform pre-backup tasks" Contacted Veeam support and … Continue reading Failed to create snapshot (Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Service Provider 1.0) (mode:Hyper-V child Partition Snapshot)
Checklist for VMware SRM 6.0 deployment SRM Protected and Failover Site Pairing Configuring inventory mappings Configuring placeholder Datastores Configuring Array Managers Creating protection groups Creating Recovery plan Recovery plan testing Failover using recovery plan Re-protect a recovery plan Running re-protected recovery plan (Fail-back) Customization of VM recovery settings Running recovery plan with customized VM recovery … Continue reading VMware SRM 6.0 deployment and Configuration with HPE 3PAR 8200 Array Based Replication.